GAMERT (Gaming) Round Table

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The mission of the Games and Gaming Round Table is to provide the following:
  • A forum for the exchange of ideas and concerns surrounding games in libraries;
  • Resources to the library community to support the building and maintaining of library game collections;
  • A force for initiating and supporting game programming in libraries;
  • Create an awareness of, and need for, the support of the value of gaming and play in libraries, schools, and related learning communities.
  • Create an awareness of the value of games and gaming in library outreach and community engagement plans.
  • A professional and social forum for networking among librarians and non-librarians interested in games and gaming.

Please sign epetition for Communities in Virtual Libraries MIG

  • 1.  Please sign epetition for Communities in Virtual Libraries MIG

    Posted Dec 31, 2014 12:27 AM
    Please consider signing an e-petition to continue the ALA Virtual Communities in Libraries Member Initiative Group.  Your signature will help extend the work of librarians utilizing virtual spaces for the profession.

     


     

    Note-  You must be logged in as an ALA member to sign the e-petition.

     

    Purpose of ALA VCL MIG:  To provide a group within ALA for members interested in fostering the practice of library work, the visibility of libraries and library workers, and the extension of library services within online social networks, virtual worlds, and other communities of intention. To provide a mechanism for sharing experiences and practices in-person or virtually through programming or asynchronous communications.To encourage wider participation by the profession and the association in virtual worlds. To establish a forum across all types of libraries and at all levels of library employment concerned with the development of library services in emerging social networks, virtual worlds, and other communities of intention. This group is open to all members.